Future Is Here II

Future Is Here II
Monday, 12th November, 13:00, Cultural Centre of Belgrade


Adolescensorship

d. Lea Dimitrova / Macedonia, 2018, 26’
Language: Macedonian
Subtitle: English, Serbian
Production/distribution: MakeDox Film School

Synopsis
Three girlfriends talk their problems out over coffee. And look for a way to stop censorship.

Director’s bio
Lea Dimitrova is a 19 year old girl from Skopje. She studies at the institute of Art History and Archaeology in Skopje. Adolescensorship is her first film which she made on the “DocuSprouts” workshop organized by MakeDox.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dU_C5AAOQ2E


Different

d. Roze Simonovska / Macedonia, 2018, 24’
Language: Macedonian
Subtitle: English, Serbian
Production/distribution: MakeDox Film School

Synopsis
Yordan takes us into the world of autistic children who also know how to enjoy life despite the strange looks and narrow views of their fellow citizens.

Director’s bio
Roze Simonovska was born in Skopje, Macedonia on 23th of April. She is a 19 years old student at the Faculty of Philosophy studying social politics and social work. Last year she signed up for “DocuSprouts” documentary workshop because of her big interest in documentary film. With the help of MaKeDox she made her first documentary Different which is about discrimination of autistic population and presents autistic people abilities and their world through the personal story of Jordan.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmu6WZfylw4


The Look in the Eyes

d. Joana Arsovska / Macedonia, 2018, 14’
Language: Macedonian
Subtitle: English, Serbian
Production/distribution: MakeDox Film School

Synopsis
This is a film about life before and after experiencing sexual violence. One of the protagonists is anonymous and the other one is the filmmaker herself, both teenagers. What does it mean to experience and survive an act of sexual violence? How does one cope with the consequences, especially at a young age?

Director’s bio
Joana Arsovska was born in Skopje, Macedonia on 16th of January 2000. She is 18 years old.She is finishing her last year of high school and she is a student in “Lazar Licenoski”- School of fine art. Last year she signed up for “DocuSprouts” workshop where with the help of MakeDox she made her first documentary The look in the eyes which is about sexual abuse.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb_RA13GIdw


A Collapse in Coherence

d. Medisa Mehrabpour, Bojan Josić / Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2017, 8’
Language: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Subtitle: English
Production/distribution: Pravo Ljudski Film Festival

Synopsis
A set of parameters, crafted through the human experience, is used to define one’s behavior. Complex yet completely comprehensible, rules continuously shape the routine of our dailylife. But what happens when they shape the very existence of life itself? This film is an endeavor to explore the ideas, thoughts and beliefs of rules in times of peace and war.

Director’s bio

Bojan Josić (1995, BH). Student of Film and TV Editing at the Academy of Arts of the University of Novi Sad, Serbia. Engaged mostly in documentary films, his short films have been screened at various film festivals internationally.
Medisa Mehrabpour is a 23 year-old Persian girl who dreams about movies days and nights. Currently studying cinema directing in Tehran and continuously looking for anything that can teach her more about cinema.


A Level Playing Field

d. Elvira Korman, Jakub Salihovic, Nima Hajirasouliha / Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2017, 15’
Language: no dialogue / bez dijaloga
Subtitle: –
Production/distribution: Pravo Ljudski Film Festival

Synopsis
Three aspiring film-makers set out to explore the consequences and remaining threats of the Bosnian war. Their research takes them to the closely integrated community of „SPID“.

Director’s bio
Nima Hajirasouliha (Iran, 1987) is a visual storyteller. After several years of experience as a freelance photographer he obtained his MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University of the Arts, London in 2016.
Elvira Korman is a poet, performer and filmmaker.
Jakub Salihovic (UK, 1992) studied English and Philosophy at the University of Sheffield and University of Hong Kong, before recently completing an MA in European Culture and Thought at University College London. He has worked on various independent films, commercials and music videos.


Hey! Here I Get Off

d. Amra Hasanović, Azra Jašarević, Hassan Chamoun / Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2017, 8’
Jezik: bosanski
Titl: engleski
Production/distribution: Pravo Ljudski Film Festival

Synopsis
At the central bus station of Sarajevo, Bosnia’s capital, daily traffic is busy: people on their way to towns and villages, students homebound or returning to the universities, tourists catching rides to recommended sites across Bosnia-Herzegovina. The film follows a girl struggling with questions—where does she belong, where to be: in the country of her family, a place that feels like home, or to a country where she could find a job?

Director’s bio
Hassan Chamoun is a freelance filmmaker, videographer and photographer from Lebanon. He worked and participated, with his very dear camera, in environmental projects and political movements in Lebanon. He also writes articles for Global Voices.
Azra Jašarević is an activist and a filmmaker from BH. Studied journalism in a local University of Tuzla and afterwards fiction filmmaking at International school of film and television San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. Currently works with Front Slobode, local organization interested in worker’s struggle and social justice.
Amra Hasanović (1991) is from Brčko. By profession graduate lawyer but an adventurer by choice. She is an actress, performer and human rights fighter. Recently a film-maker.


Missing

d. Lejla Muratčauš, Dina Hadžiajlić / Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2017, 7’
Jezik: bosanski
Titl: engleski
Production/distribution: Pravo Ljudski Film Festival

Synopsis
Thousands of families are still waiting for news of missing of their loved ones – 25 years after the bloody Balkans war. Relatives are still hoping that they will bury the bodies. They are living in the human agony every day, walking through hall of death.

Director’s bio
Lejla Muratčauš was born in Sarajevo. She studied at the Academy of Performing Arts Sarajevo. From 2011 until now she worked as a screenplay writer on 11 short films. Currently, she works as a copywriter in Belgrade.


To Be Far

d. Samira Kameli, Sajra Subašić / Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2017, 9’
Language: Persian
Subtitle: English, Serbian
Production/distribution: Pravo Ljudski Film Festival

Synopsis
In september 2017 Samira comes from Iran to Sarajevo, BH for the first time to shoot a documentary. She tries to connect with the country and people. In order to find people who traveled from far places like her, she attempts to visit a refugee center, but all she finds are closed gates as she isn’t allowed to see any of people there.

Director’s bio
Sajra Subašić (1994, Germany). Currently lives in Sarajevo where she studies film editing at the Academy of Performing Arts. Enjoys to sing, write and explore what are all the things that film can be. Interested in experimental and documentary film.
Samira Kameli (1991, Iran). She studied Engineering in Project Management. She edited a documentary film.